michigan Legislative Alerts

Road package seeks $1.7 billion in tax hikes

December 19, 2014

The “deal” hammered out between political insiders will raise taxes to the tune of $1.7 billion in new revenue. (1) In addition to a mishmash of tax hikes, the plan includes giveaways to special interests that have nothing to do with our roads!

Oppose complex, tax-hiking roads “deal”

December 19, 2014

I urge you to oppose the tentative road-funding plan hammered out by political leaders today. Based on the limited information made available about this plan, it appears this package of bills would raise taxes on the middle-class by more than $1.8 billion.

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AFP: Bolger Plan Worthy of Ballot

December 18, 2014

Speaker Bolger’s road-funding plan addresses one of the biggest public policy problems we face by dedicating the taxes paid at the gas pump to roads. If lawmakers put a solution on the ballot, they ought to give citizens the opportunity to support the Bolger plan.

Bolger Plan Worthy of Consideration by Voters

December 17, 2014

Speaker Bolger’s road-funding plan addresses one of the biggest public policy problems we face by dedicating the taxes paid at the gas pump to roads. If lawmakers put a solution on the ballot, they ought to give citizens the opportunity to support the Bolger plan.

AFP Activists Protest President Obama’s Policies Outside Stump Speech in Detroit

November 01, 2014

Citizen activists with Americans for Prosperity-Michigan today protested outside President Obama’s speech at Wayne State University in Detroit. “Gary Peters and President Obama are sharing the stage tonight to promote economic policies that are toxic for Michigan families,” said Scott Hagerstrom, the group’s state director.

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